To ensure JK-Grade 8 student safety online, and to make a project with 5,000,000 students even possible, this project is open to all elementary teachers working in official educational systems in Canada from JK to Grade 8. This includes Public, Catholic, Separate, French, Independent, Private, Federal, and First Nation Reserve Schools, as well as Alternative Education programs such as hospital education programs and libraries. Official and/or verifiable education email addresses are required to participate in the project.
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HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS:
We’ve receiving numerous inquiries from high school teachers interested in knowing if they can participate in this project as well, of if there is a project like this available for high school students. Strictly speaking, the answer is: not that we’re aware of.
One option for your high school students is to work with younger students in a feeder school nearby. Their leadership and one-on-one assistance in the technical aspects of content creation would be very valuable to so many elementary children — and their teachers!
The Digital Human Library is available to connect and serve Canadian teachers from JK right up to Grade 12. So another option for high school classes would be to use the “dHL” to connect with other teachers, and create your own project to suit your students’ interests and needs.
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3 inspiring high school projects you might like to check out (and please tell us of more…)
Great Canadian Craft #CDNCraft What does being a great Canadian look like?
Walk with Us Project Students are using 360• cameras to create and add “street view” images of their northern communities on Google Maps.
World Vuze connecting K-12 student views around the world. WorldVuze is a map-based question-and-answer education platform where elementary and secondary students around the world can learn directly from each other! It’s a safe communication tool that makes international connections easy and allows teachers to integrate authentic, real-world learning into just about any curriculum, opening up a world of deep and engaging, 21st century learning opportunities for teachers and their students.
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Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any other questions or suggestions!